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Macbeth

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Introduction

Macbeth The main character is not introduced into the play until the third scene, but before hand the witches mention Macbeth in one of their speeches in scene 1 act 1. This makes the reader become intrigued as they want to know more about Macbeth and who he is Macbeth is shown as a brave, noble warrior defending his country against its enemies, although when he meets the witches his true feelings are told. His feeling is AMBITION His greed and ambition grows when the witches tell him he will soon be king so he does off and kills Duncan and Banguo. ...read more.

Middle

The beats in the music show speed of movement. Instead of swords and armour, we have pipes, hatchets and pepper spray. As they fight, Macbeth smashes the TV screen which has the National Lottery Draw being made shown on it. This represents 'chance'. Duncan is shown smoking in a bar and looks like a fat lazy slob who doesn't have a care in the world about anything, which is extremely weird for a 'King' as you were expecting a posh, well dressed person in a beautiful, luxurious house with servants. ...read more.

Conclusion

I expected Macbeth to be a man of age 40 with a beard who was well dressed and had neat hair but what I saw was new and entertaining. He was young (around 23 years old) wearing stylish clothes for our time period and had a mop of unneat curly hair He did not live up to my expectations but was quite entertaining to watch as the film has taking place during my time period which I have lived in so I understood what was happening easier than the book. Steven Nelson 5F ...read more.

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